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Game Lab | Game Development for Kids (Ages 11-17)

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Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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This summer, Louisiana Technology Park is hosting TWO camps!

  • Game Lab | Game Development for Kids (Ages 11-17)
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  • Video Lab | Film Development for Kids (Ages 9-14)



Game Lab | Game Development for Kids
(Ages 11-17)

Game Labs is a game development, 10-day crash course in programming, and game development FUNdamentals for kids! Build, develop and play video games from idea to creation. Mentors will be on-hand to guide students through the process of developing game ideas and bringing those ideas to life through a variety of digital tools.


WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Elements of a great video game and how to create them
  • Enabling VR(Virtual Reality) in Unity Gaming projects
  • Developing and Previewing VR in Unity
  • How to Develop a Game from an idea (From scratch. The: mechanics, art, rule set, and controls)
  • How to Capture VR Inputs
  • How to debug and QA a game to make it more playable
  • How to Create Interactive Objects (Oculus)
  • Software used: Unity™, Blender™, Oculus VR API™

WHEN:
Mon, Jun 5, 2017, 7:30 AM – Fri, Jun 16, 2017, 3:30 PM

  • Drop-off starts at 7:30 a.m, class begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Pickup starts at 3:30p.m. Pick-up ends at 4:00 p.m., after which a late charge at the rate of $5 per minute will apply.

COST:
$500 covers: 1) Game Lab for one child. 2) Pizza Party Lunch on Fridays 3) Awesome t-shirt!

WHAT TO BRING:
Laptop (able to run Unity game engine), Lunches on Mondays -Thursday, and a great attitude!

WHERE:
Louisiana Technology Park, 7117 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge LA 70806, in the Bon Carré Business Center.




Sound exciting?
Go ahead and fill out our information form to skip the sign-up process at the door:

https://goo.gl/forms/5o57HMCKMhEgPXjT2




Fun Facts about Current Labs Offered by Louisiana Tech Park Labs:


We have a 6:1 STAFF RATIO

Our average student-to-staff ratio for will be 6:1 and in some cases, this ratio is even lower. Our Instructors include technology educators, student mentors, and talented, upper-level university students who have a genuine passion for the subject and a demonstrated skill for teaching and inspiring young learners. Our lead instructors are supported by outstanding teaching assistants and a year-round curriculum development team that builds innovative and engaging courses and learning experiences.

PERSONALIZED LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Our amazing team of curriculum developers and year-round staff has built a fun and engaging learning experience that accommodates a wide range of ages and abilities. This, along with a very skilled instructional staff and low student-to-staff ratio, allows us to individualize lessons, customize the learning experience and offer plenty of personalized, one-on-one time for each student.

SPARKING CURIOSITY & BUILDING CONFIDENCE

Our lab provides hands-on, project-based learning designed to spark curiosity, confidence, and collaboration. Our immersive courses bring like-minded students together to inspire one another, and confidence soars when students gain knowledge, skills, critical-thinking abilities and hands-on experience.


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